Covering LGBTQ+ content in your curriculum

Find out how to weave LGBTQ+ content into your curriculum to make it more inclusive and meet the DfE's expectations.

Last reviewed on 11 January 2024
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  1. What you need to do
  2. Start by auditing your current provision
  3. See how to create an LGBTQ+-inclusive curriculum
  4. Consult stakeholders if you want to make changes

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What you need to do

Your LGBTQ+-specific content should be integrated throughout your curriculum, rather than delivered as a standalone unit or lesson. You're free to determine how you do this.

Make sure:

These expectations are set out in the DfE's statutory guidance on relationships education, relationships and sex